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FolkArt Fabric Paint

FolkArt Fabric paint is specially formulated to absorb into fabric -- so it feels softer and flexes with the fabric without flaking off. Perhaps best of all, the colors are highly pigmented which means they look great on dark fabrics. FolkArt Fabric paint is permanent on textiles, once dry, painted fabrics can be machine washed in cold water.

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FolkArt ® Fabric™ Paint - Brush On 8 Color Set - FAB8SET

Folkart Fabric Paint Set, 8 pc.

$19.99

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FolkArt Fabric FAQs

FolkArt Fabric FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Fabric.


 

FolkArt Fabric Paint FAQ

The FolkArt® Fabric™ Brush-on paint will air dry within 24 hours and will be cured in 72 hours.
FolkArt® Fabric™ Brush-on and FolkArt® Fabric™ Dimensional paints have been tested for machine washing, however, with all hand painted items, it is best if they are hand washed in cold water and air dried which will increase their durability. If washing by machine, turn your garment which has been painted without dimensional accents inside out and use cold water with a mild detergent on the gentle cycle of your washer and dryer. DO NOT place the item in the washer or dryer if dimensional paints or crystal embellishments have been used. Remember: You MUST still follow heat setting instructions prior to wearing and/or laundering your garment. Using the washer and dryer is for pre-washing fabric and heat setting only. Enjoy!
When applying FolkArt® Fabric™ Brush-on paints to fabric, use a moderately heavy application of paint. It is best to keep your brush full of paint when painting with FolkArt® Fabric™ Brush-on paint, moderate to heavy applications will have greater durability. A lighter application of paint will have less durability.
Heat setting is recommended for best durability. Allow the painted design to dry overnight. Place the item in a clothes dryer for 30 minutes on the highest setting allowed for the type of fabric used, OR you may heat set the painted piece using a dry iron and a pressing cloth by laying the pressing cloth over the painted fabric and iron the painted design for 10 seconds, lift the iron and move it to another section of the painted design. Your iron should be set at the highest setting allowed for the fabric used. NOTE: When using the FolkArt® Fabric™ Dimensional paint, you will not be able to heat set by iron, air dry your project for 72 hours and turn your garment inside out and heat set in the dryer for 30 minutes. Dryer is only used for heat setting fabric.
When applying the paint, use enough brush pressure to press the FolkArt® Fabric™ Brush-on paint into the fabric, by doing this, you will increase the adhesion of the paint to the fabric.

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